Each student has different needs and challenges, which is why learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. The talented tutors at Sylvan Learning Centers in Rapid City can provide the personal learning experience your child needs to excel in the classroom and beyond.


Families trust us for our proven tutoring programs and so much more. From homework help to college prep to cool STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we have the complete programming your child needs to realize his or her full potential. With results to show for it, we understand just what it takes to raise scores and confidence.

Our Rapid City programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families choose Sylvan because we’re known for getting tangible results. In fact, our students usually see up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than their peers. How do we achieve this? We combine the very best in teaching and technology to ensure learning is personal, motivating and fun!

Our friendly instructors will work closely with your child to understand his or he individual needs and tailor a learning plan that suits his or her skill level and pace. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is just starting out with kindergarten math or you have a teen who could use some extra guidance with algebra, you can be sure we have the math programs that meet your family’s needs and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

Our instructors know just how math is taught in school these days. (Thank goodness!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Your son or daughter will have a great time interacting with our kid-friendly software and participating in hands-on games and activities that nurture collaboration and a love for all things STEM!

College Prep

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for college with confidence.

From developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. Now is the time to achieve those college goals!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

Before you sign your son or daughter up for tutoring, you want to make sure that the tutoring program you choose will lead to success in school. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Rapid City, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. With our certified tutors, personal learning and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

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Get to know how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles. Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can get an Academic Checkup for just $95*. Call today or fill out our online form to request more information.